Friday, October 4, 2013 - 16:19
Bob Walker was 13 years old when he heard R.G. LeTourneau speak about being God’s businessman. It was then and there that Bob felt the call to business. Today, Bob is president of Walker Mowers, but God is the Senior Partner—and has been since Bob’s father started Walker Manufacturing Company on the family farm in Kansas. Since 1980, Walker has focused on designing, developing and producing a line of compact, commercial-grade riding mowers and attachments.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 11:28
Is the work we do on a daily basis something to be endured or to be celebrated?
God worked to create the universe.
Adam and Eve worked in the garden before the Fall.
That makes work a good gift from God and something to celebrate.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 09:08
They are in every workplace, people you’d like to avoid like the plague. Journalist Glynn Young who directs the Social News team at a Fortune 500 company and writes for The High Calling reminds us, “We are not called to like everyone we work with. But we are called to love them.” He offers some sage advice and a three-step process for dealing with bosses and fellow employees that remind us that we live in a fallen world.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 17:23
One more hour.
It wasn’t that I disliked my job. But after a long day of filing papers at my internship, I was losing my edge. My sense of urgency about my work was dissipating. I felt guilty about it, but also powerless to change.
Jesus’ words to his disciples seemed extremely relevant at that moment:
Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit is indeed willing, but the flesh is weak (Matt 26:41).
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 17:12
According to Tim Keller, “the gospel has a deep and vital impact on how we do art, business, government, media, and scholarship. ...
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 17:11
Saying the wrong thing to your boss can do serious damage to your career. Have you ever said, “That just isn’t possible,” to your boss? That’s one of things this Monster.com article tells us never to say to our boss. Interviews with managers surfaced nine phrases we should keep to ourselves even if it’s what we’re thinking. And some of the things bosses don't like to hear may surprise you.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 16:15
More and more pastors are awakening to the fact that they can’t ignore how most people spend the bulk of their time between Sundays— 40, 60, or 80 hours a week working. Besides preaching and teaching from the numerous passages in the Bible that offer workplace wisdom, people need to see less direct affirmations of the importance of their work to God.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 12:11
In February of 2013, Dr. Dale Lunsford, LeTourneau University President and Bill Peel, Executive Director of the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau traveled to Singapore at the invitation of Hope Church Singapore to speak on workplace evangelism and leadership. In this video hear Bill Peel address a biblical perspective on leadership followed by a Q&A with he and Dr. Lunsford.
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 11:40
While Hollywood continues to demonize its favorite whipping boy, the greedy business leader, the world is crying for jobs that only business can create. In this eye-opening Forbes interview with Hope International’s Peter Greer, he talks about the dangers of more and more aid both to the giver and the recipient, and how establishing small businesses changes people's lives.
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 08:35
A pastor tells how he learned that one of the most important things he can do is hang out with men in his church at their workplace.
If you have stories about what you've learned by visiting the workplaces of your members', let us know.
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 08:33
Anti-depressant usage in America has increased 400 percent since 1994. So why are so many people unhappy? This report offers reasons why and what you can do about it.
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 08:01
Eye contact can be a tool for influencing others. Adults make eye contact between 30% and 60% of the time in an average conversation, but a new report says they should be making eye contact 60% to 70% of the time to create a sense of emotional connection.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:33
We often bemoan the classic cocktail greeting, “Hello, it’s nice to meet you. What do you do?” But I’m not sure our complaints are warranted. What’s so bad about being identified by our work?
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:25
A few days ago on Facebook and Twitter I made the following observation:
Being a “radical,” “missional,” Christian is slowly becoming the “new legalism.” We need more ordinary God and people lovers (Matt 22:36-40).
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 12:07
If you're in business, you can't afford to ignore social media. But how do you keep it from taking over your life?
Inc. offers three important guidelines for staying in touch without missing out on life.